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williams will bring us updates from there. and in chicago today volunteers supporting the president worked the phones calling people in swing states. president obama campaigned in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. ktvu's 10-p is there and -- ken pritchett is there and will bring us the latest. our coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. we will have a team of people tracking results. stay with us on air and on live throughout the night. >>> it was a dramatic rescue that took three hours. crews worked to free two children trapped inside a capsized boat in tomales bay. ktvu's jade hernandez is live where she says family refused to leave the boat. >> reporter: a father refused to leave behind his two trapped children. >> reporter: he showed thus video taken during sunday's rescue. >> the waves are going to hit the boat pretty hard. it has been knocking the father off the boat. >> reporter: he convinced the father to come with her leaving behind his children. >> with him struggling with me and trying to calm him down. >> reporter: this part of the rescue was over. a toddler, parent, and teen
part of the gold trade, too, is perhaps on a stronger u.s. dollar, and that of course could be a vote on perhaps a romney victory later on tonight. > > good to have you on the show today. that's john brady of rj o'brien. in battleground states such as ohio, hundreds of lawyers have shown up to monitor polls on election day. in our cover story, it's one of many pre- emptive steps being taken to avert a recount that, in ohio's case, could take weeks and delay the election's outcome. while former governor romney and president obama criss- crossed the country in last- minute campaign efforts, more than 200 lawyers from the non- partisan "election protection" group spread out across states such as ohio to make sure potential voters were not discriminated against or intimidated. legal challenges that could delay the outcome for weeks are the last things investors say they want. "the worst thing for business is uncertainty, and that's what's affecting the market now." already there have been two dozen lawsuits within the past six months challening photo i.d. requirments and limited poll hour
brown voted yes on prop 30 and they will tell us about the last minute push to get the measure passed. good morning, alex. >> the governor warned about severe cuts to public education as he came here in the oakland hills to cast his ballot just a few hours ago. meantime penns of prop -- proponents of prop 30 think it will fail. >> reporter: he walked in aroundp 30 -- 7:30 this morning and he spent a few minutes filling out his ballot and laid out information on prop 30. >> it means billions of dollars out of the schools and that's done. a yes-vote means billions of dollars into the schools. >> reporter: prop 30 raises income taxes on those making more than $250,000 with that going to an education fund to community colleges. if it goes down, education takes a $6 billion hit but they can't believe voters are not interested in a tax hike. the votessers with americans for prosperity. the governor is trying to scare tactics. >> the governor could have tried anything to that as far as triggers go. >> reporter: the governor said there is no fall back plan if 30 fails and that's a nerve wrack
are already casting their ballots. >>> it will be close today but don't get used to a big change, soon we have more coming up on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, i am pam cook. >>> it will still be in the 70s, we could have a couple of record lows and other than that, look for a nice day but big changes are coming and we will have more than that coming up in about five minutes. >>> it is backed up all the way to hillcrest and by the time you goat bay point it does even out. it's not great but the commute looks good heading out to the high-rise, 601, let's go back to the desk. >>> this is election day and the poles open just one hour from now. all the month of campaigning and all the millions of dollars spent on ads and commercials all come down to this day. the latest poll shows us neck and neck. now mitt romney just voted for himself about five minutes ago and he did it near his home in boston. then he is taking the unusual step to continue to campaign on election day. he has scheduled a stop before he heads back to his election day headquarters in
in boston, where he will win, concede, or continue to wait, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is
,000 pennies and made a floor using nothing but pen ins. >> isn't that weird that money is cheaper than using actual tiles. that seems strange to me, i would think that would be more expensive than using tiles. >> you would think. but in this piece -- it actually looks pretty cool. >> i think it's cool. >> can i do that? i just redid my house. >> maybe you could do did again. >> maybe i could do a countertop or something. >> you could have a garage, penny floor garage. >> hey, dude, come check out my garage. this is so -- money. >> nice. >> it's about three weeks to finish the job. she did trade tattoos for manpower so she had people helping her do it without having to pay any extra money necessarily to do it. and it did take them about 300 hours to complete. >>> pesky really wants in. >>> this is surveillance footage from a warehouse in houston, texas. the guy kind of climbing down dangerously from the roof of this warehouse. according to the sheriffs department in houston. this is a metal piece. you pick up this giant piece of equipment. it's a giant industrial air conditioner. people are g
point and in use our -- measure. >> reporter: ooh and at the end of the day will be rejected because it is not about who education cuts, it is about a tax increase. >> reporter: they got a slap on the hand from the fair political practices and the watchdog group accused them from receiving money from a conservative arizona watchdog group and not the source in campaign ads. as we come out here live, is he in favor of proposition 30 and we will bring it to you live when it opens. >>> and we will have continued coverage all throughout the morning. you can go to our website and if you still need to find a polling place we can find a state by it state break down for what is at stake. >>> it happened on list tier why -- on the avenue and police say he crashed into a vehicle which was not involved in a pursuit. he was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. it is unclear what sparked the chase but he is not clear and that student. he was sexually abused and they are calling on the district to apologize. she sued the school district claiming they failed to stop the abuse. but the s
to take the day off tomorrow as he planned for election day. ktvu's rita williams tells us he is planning a trip to pennsylvania and ohio. both key battleground states. >> reporter: this is now down to the final dash. and it will end for mitt romney right here in this convention hall in boston tomorrow night. >> reporter: the scene is set here where tomorrow night mitt romney will win, concede or continue to wait. >> we could begin a better tomorrow tomorrow and with the help of the people in florida, that is what will happen. >> the man at the top of the ticket was hitting four swing states, starting in florida. 29 votes. then to virginia and ohio, the battleground state showing president obama with a tiniest of leads. and finally new hampshire. with its 4 electoral votes. >> depending on how you get to 270, 4 electoral votes, 6, that could make the difference. . >> reporter: she now teaches at harvard where mitt romney got his degree. she says the race could go either way. but not impossible to call where he was governor. poms show he will -- polls show he will not win here. >> we will
also view election results. so, the registrar's office is hoping people use this new application. reporting live here from san jose januaryine -- janine de. la vega. >>> they are trying to encorning people to cast their votes today. tara more arty is live with -- moriarty is live with which voters they are targeting. >> reporter: good morning i may be one of the voters as i-- this is my mail-in ballot but in all the world series madness i forgot to mail it so i will drop it off at a polling station as i am sure folks across the bay area will do. we are at san mateo county democratic head courters we -- headquarters where they checked in and get a phone list and guides as to questions folks may have and over here you can see folks are set up at the tables with the cell phones. and they are calling some of the key battleground states. virginia, pennsylvania, ohio, florida, iowa and nevada are all states that harbor a lot of swing voters. so folks here they want to make sure they encourage to vote democrat. >> the main thrust to all day long is to get out the vote obviously. we have
ever high pressure over us, most location say southwest at 5 to see if that changes 49 will be closest to the coast on the lows and it starts to carry. a lighter breeze chilly roads inland upper 70s and then clouds roll in and we have a big dramatic pattern and it is not a sold out kind of system and it will be cold and rainy on friday and sunny and the mornings will be chilly, chilly. pam? >>> it continues in the northeast and we will have more on how officials are trying to make vote being easier. >>> we will tell you where the troubled the spots are in this early commute. . >>> measure m on a sugary tax on drinks. now if taxes are approved they would be the first of their kinds in the country. >>> 4:42, two other hot button issues, washington oregon and colorado could become the first states to possess small amounts of marijuana and they will choose whether or not to reject same sex marriage. it has been rejected by popular votes on the issue. >>> the presidential race is still too close to call. reporter renee marsh is here in election day headquarters. >> reporter: good morning, i
. >> we're here to help you. we're here to look after yourselves and your families. by stopping us do our jobs, you're not helping yourselves or helping us. >> because of this incident, they have less resources, they have one less truck that they can have out there ready to respond to legitimate fire calls. >> this engine had so much damage they had to take it off the road for repairs. fortunately none of the firefighters were injured. >> it makes no sense. >> nobody comes to work and expects to be attacked. it was quite a frightening situation. >> ladies, i think i found an animal that is aspiring to become a high-fashion model. >> really? >> yeah, here is the bit of a safari tour, these people are on a jeep about ten feet up and they're checking out all the awesome animals. zebras out here, gazelle-looking things. >> wow. >> we are right next to >> and you eventually see this big, 19-foot tall giraffe. and this giraffe moseying his way over to the truck. think because the giraffe knows there's a camera rolling. the giraffe is getting closer and closer until finally -- the woman who is s
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